one way
Round trip
Adult 10+ years
children5-10 yearswith separate place
infants0-4 YearsNo separate place

Branded train "Lastochka"

Lastochka (“Swallow”) high-speed electric train from Moscow to Nizhny Novgorod

Want to make your travel around Russia comfortable? The Lastochka suburban train is the right one for you! Designed in Germany and adapted to the Russian gauge, it has 5 cars, a dual set of rail cars is used if there is a high demand for tickets. Schedules, prices and tickets for Lastochka are available worldwide at!

Route and departure points

The most popular route is “Moscow-Nizhny Novgorod”. However, Lastochka also runs on the St. Petersburg– Bologoye route. The train departs from the Kursky railway station (Moscow) and the Moskovsky railway station (Nizhny Novgorod). Travel time – 4 hours.

Rail cars

Lastochka has comfortable chair cars, some of them with onboard meal service. Car numbering starts from the head end of the train.

Window seats are the odd ones, all the rest are the even ones.

Seat and space types:

  • standard seats;
  • reclining seats;
  • wheelchair spaces;
  • pet spaces.

Clean spacious toilets are available.

Where to buy tickets?

You can buy tickets for Lastochka at! We offer a multilingual user-friendly search interface as well as up-to-date schedules and useful train information – you will find all you may need for a comfortable trip. Before the trip, print your ticket, you’ll need it to board. Have a nice trip!

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